Market Garden Volunteers

  • VO91174


Description

The Allotment Market Stall provides good-quality, well-priced, locally grown fruit and vegetables and reduces waste. We have opportunities this season for volunteers to be a part of developing our nature friendly market garden. To join in with the cultivation of a nature friendly market garden (approx. 2 hours Friday lunchtime or Sunday afternoon throughout the year. We are flexible regarding how many shifts. It can be every week or just a one off according to your availability). Would suit someone who enjoys outdoors and nature and wants to be part of a community project promoting local food growing.

Main tasks involve:
• Help make and plant up our no dig beds.
• Sowing seeds and looking after them.
• Planting and tending fruit and veg.
• Garden maintenance and DIY.

Full training will be given. Volunteers will be accompanied and supported at all times.

This is a great opportunity to:
• Make a difference in your city and the environment.
• Be a part of a community of growers.
• Learn gardening skills.

For more details please contact us at email: theallotmentmentmarketstall@gmail.com

Organisation aims and objectives

The Allotment Market Stall (TAMS) is a community project collecting and selling excess allotment produce. -OUR MISSION IS: To reduce waste, reduce food miles and make great produce available at affordable prices. -OUR VISION IS: We aim to connect people with where their food comes from and with each other and their communities. -OUR VALUES ARE: We value growing and eating local fruit and vegetables.

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Approx 2 hours Friday lunchtime or Sunday afternoon throughout the year. We are flexible regarding how many shifts. It can be every week or just a one off according to your availability.

Restrictions

Experience required: • Willingness to meet and work with other volunteers • Knowledge of growing (and cooking) desirable • Enjoy being outdoors
Travel details: This volunteer role is based at Grove Nursery, Hazlehead, Aberdeen, AB15 8LD.

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Excellent support and relevant guidance is given and volunteers are accompanied and supported at all times.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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